The Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur or RCHEKL is a member of the Raffles Education Corporation which is the largest private education group operating in the Asia-Pacific. It was formerly the LaSalle International Design School which was established in Kuala Lumpur in 1994, four years after it was first set up in Singapore.
Today, the Raffles Education Corporation has expanded across the Asia-Pacific region where it is known to nurture and educate artists in the countries of Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Mongolia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam among others where they operate 3 universities and 38 colleges.
Operating such a large network means that Raffles is able to offer a regional presence through its institutions and it has grown exponentially throughout the years with more than 30,000 graduates holding qualifications from this renowned institute.
The Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur follows the same vision of the group where it offers courses that are industry relevant and prepares its students to face the challenges of the industry, equipping them with the necessary skills and academic qualifications to chart their creative careers in the future.
Raffles College ensures that its courses are up to date and essentially relevant where the students would be able to offer their contributions effectively when the venture into the art scene. Nurturing their capabilities and talents through a holistic educational approach, students are able to find their passion and discover the opportunities that come with it.
The Kuala Lumpur campus offers a wide range of courses that include business and psychology apart from its widely popular design certificates. The design courses offered by Raffles College Kuala Lumpur are very focused and specialized.
Raffles College Kuala Lumpur is very committed in offering the best courses for its students. One can learn Fashion Design by obtaining the Advanced Diploma and Bachelor in Fashion Design or in the areas of Fashion Marketing.
Graphic Design students can learn the fundamentals and advance techniques through the Advance Diploma in Visual Communication or Bachelor in Design. Other course available from Raffles College Kuala Lumpur include courses in Multimedia Design, Interior Design and Jewellery Design.
Located at the heart of the city centre of Kuala Lumpur, the Raffles College offers a conducive environment for students to fully realize their potential through its premises that offer wireless internet service and lecture theatres. To facilitate the fashion design courses, it has its own drafting and sewing rooms which are powered by Gerber technology as well as a comprehensive e-library.
The Raffles College Kuala Lumpur also offers a wide range facilities like a jewellery design studio and dedicate photography equipments to help students better their performances. Hence, it is no surprise that the school is widely regarded to be one of the top fashion design schools in the region as well as having produced some of the most established contemporary artists in Malaysia.
Among the renowned artists in the region who graduated from the LaSalle group is Justin Lim who came through the Singaporean faculty with distinction and has since become one of the most popular and exciting contemporary artist in the region today.
Raffles College of Higher Education
62 Jalan Damai, off Jalan Ampang,
55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
tel: +603-2164 1059